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Sep 3, 2011 - L'Ile d'Yeu to Royan in Charente

3 Sept: We left l’Ile d’Yeu intending to go to Sables d’Olonne, but there was more wind than forecast so we got as far as Port St Denis on l’Ile d’Oleron, south of La Rochelle (65 nautical miles in just over 10 hours). 4 Sept: Forecast was for Force 4 with less than 0.5m swell so we set off southwards, only to find that the swell was more like 3 to 4 metres and the wind Force 5 most of the time! I must double check the French nautical terms as I think the forecast 0.5m probably referred to the choppiness rather than the swell…. It was very...

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